Mary Carreon

Freelance journalist focusing on California cannabis and other drugs; former editor in chief, Merry Jane

Freelance journalist focusing on California cannabis and other drugs; former editor in chief at Merry Jane

Mary Carreon on KCRW

When the state adopted Prop 64 in 2016, the idea was to bring in money from taxes, reel back the impacts of the years-long war on drugs, expunge marijuana misdemeanors, and legalize…

5 years of legal weed in CA: Barriers to entry, social equity challenges, booming illicit market

When the state adopted Prop 64 in 2016, the idea was to bring in money from taxes, reel back the impacts of the years-long war on drugs, expunge marijuana misdemeanors, and legalize…

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